Book clubs and storytimes in Lakeland, FL

Find a love of literature at these reading programs for all ages.


Both adults and kids can find a new page-turner to discuss at Pressed.

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Reading is fundamental — and these local programs are putting an emphasis onfun.” Connect with others over a good book or let your little one fall in love with reading at these book clubs and storytimes.

Book Clubs

Lakeland Public Library, Larry R. Jackson Branch, 1700 N. Florida Ave.
Discuss best-sellers at The Reserve on the first Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m, or branch out with new genres and authors at Books Sandwiched In on the first Tuesday of each month at 12:15 p.m.
📖 Upcoming reads: “Crying in H Mart” by Michelle Zauner and “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett

Pressed, 213 E. Bay St.
Sign up to read a new book each month, buy your copy from Pressed (with a 20% discount) to reserve your spot, and meet up on Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. to discuss it.
📖 Upcoming reads: “Age of Vice” by Deepti Kapoor, “Georgie, All Along” by Kate Clayborn, and “The Saints of Swallow Hill” by Donna Everhart.

Crossroad Reviews Book Club, Black & Brew Coffee House and Bistro, 205 E. Main St.
Join in-person or virtually every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. Pro tip: Join this group at tonight’s meeting and get more book recommendations online.
📖 Upcoming reads: “Spells Trouble” by PC and Kristin Cast and “Roommaid” by Sariah Wilson

Little readers can laugh, sing, and read along with colorful books.

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Children can hear from guest readers, take part in activities, or create crafts at these interactive storytimes.

📚 Lakeland Public Library, Main Branch, 100 Lake Morton Dr. | Select Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

📚 Pressed, 213 E. Bay St. | Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

📚 Florida Air Museum, 4175 Medulla Rd. | Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

📚 Bonnet Springs Park, 400 Bonnet Springs Blvd. | Second Saturday of the month at 10 a.m.